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Correction: John Glenn-Celestial Bedding story

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 11:49am

In a story March 18 about a pillowcase discovered at the late astronaut John Glenn's estate sale, The Associated Press erroneously reported what a representative of the sale said about who organized the event. The event was organized by Greater Washington Estate Services, not Glenn's children.

Gone extinct: Animatronic T-Rex bursts into flames

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 6:44am

The co-owner of a dinosaur-themed park in southern Colorado thinks an electrical malfunction caused a life-size animatronic Tyrannosaurus Rex to burst into flames.

Florida man reunites with pet cat lost 14 years ago

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 11:42am

A Florida man has been reunited with a cat he lost 14 years ago.

Romanian court says dead man can get driving license back

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 7:06am

Days after one Romanian court told a man he was officially dead despite evidence to the contrary, another court has declared that a man who was truly dead could get his driving license back.

Provo couple uses pieces of the outdoors to build 'fairy houses'

Ray Boone, KSL TV  |  Posted   Mar 18th - 10:39pm

PROVO — Using items from nature to build miniature homes for mystical creatures may seem a bit unconventional, but to Mike and Debbie Schramer, it makes perfect sense.

Have You Seen This? Ditching fidget spinner trend with Rube Goldberg

Martha Ostergar, Contributor  |  Posted   Mar 18th - 2:02pm

Say goodbye to the fidget spinner trend with the beauty of a Rube Goldberg machine.

Store owner: Thieves swipe birds worth thousands of dollars

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 17th - 10:10pm

A business owner says thieves smashed a window of a Southern California pet store and made off with six birds worth thousands of dollars.

Police say Indiana man took taxi to and from bank robbery

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 16th - 11:58am

Police say a 19-year-old Indiana man took a cab to and from a bank robbery and that he paid the driver with some of his stolen cash.

Dead man walking: Court rejects Romanian's claim he's alive

Alison Mutler, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 16th - 10:24am

Constantin Reliu learned in January that he was dead.

Mocha master: SKorea barista adorns coffee with works of art

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 15th - 9:36pm

Would you like cream, sugar and art with that?

The Latest: Mountain man-style beard wins Vermont contest

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 6:56pm

The Latest on a contest naming the best beard in Vermont (all times local):

Mississippi city denies church proposed by "Father Jesus"

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 6:31am

Even Father Jesus isn't above the law of man.

Sheriff's officer accuses Punxsutawney Phil of deception

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 6:21am

Punxsutawney Phil is a wanted ... groundhog.

Nightclub shut down after event with live horse to reopen

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 19th - 12:27pm

A Florida nightclub that was shut down after a scantily clad woman rode bareback on a white horse through a crowd will be allowed to reopen.

Horsepower: Horses seen traveling down highway in Georgia

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 19th - 5:39am

Several horses traveled down a highway in Georgia and motorist had to hold their horses.

Police find nearly 300 bunnies hopping in California home

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 18th - 11:10am

A Sacramento animal shelter is seeking supplies and cash donations to care for nearly 300 rabbits taken from a single property.

Colorado firefighters pluck baby foxes from storm drain

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 18th - 10:23am

Firefighters in Colorado plucked eight animals they thought were puppies from a storm drain, only to find out later they were young red foxes.

Gorilla at Philadelphia Zoo takes stand against dirty hands

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 16th - 1:05pm

A male gorilla at the Philadelphia Zoo is taking a stand against dirty hands by opting to walk on two legs.

Authorities: Man steals SUV at gunpoint during test drive

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 16th - 5:59am

Authorities say a man who took an SUV on a test drive stole the vehicle at gunpoint.

Rhode Island lawmaker withdraws proposed outhouse ban bill

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 16th - 5:50am

A Rhode Island lawmaker who introduced a bill that would ban outhouses in the state says he is withdrawing the legislation.